In this practical resource, pre- and in-service educational administrators get step-by-step guidance in every aspect of the curriculum development process—from the underlying principles and concepts to the roles of school personnel, the components of the process, technology in curriculum and instruction, and the most up-to-date curriculum issues.
Leading Curriculum DevelopmentCorwin - The book walks educational leaders through the curriculum development process, implementation, design, showing them how to: Create a school curriculum team Establish a regular curriculum cycle of analysis, and evaluation Develop a path for curriculum improvement Used book in Good Condition. The author demonstrates how administrators can adapt curriculum to meet their school’s changing needs, incorporate emerging technologies, and reflect new and creative ways of thinking about education.
Develop a curriculum that can transform an ordinary school into a school of excellence! This resource introduces school leaders to dynamic curriculum leadership and a curriculum development process that leads to highly successful school programs.
The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality UnitsASCD - Used book in Good Condition. Unit creation, examples, planning, additional worksheets, and adaptation are easier than ever with the accompanying downloadable resources, including the Understanding by Design template set up as a fillable PDF form, and FAQs about the module topics that speak to Understanding by Design novices and veterans alike.
Used book in Good Condition. Users can go through the modules in sequence or skip around, depending on their previous experience with UbD and their preferred curriculum design style or approach. This guide is intended for k-16 educators either individuals or groups who may have received some training in Understanding by Design and want to continue their work independently; those who've read Understanding by Design and want to design curriculum units but have no access to formal training; graduate and undergraduate students in university curriculum courses; and school and district administrators, curriculum directors, and others who facilitate Understanding by Design work with staff.
Basic Principles of Curriculum and InstructionUniversity of Chicago Press - Tyler presented the concept that curriculum should be dynamic, a program under constant evaluation and revision. Tyler also explains that curriculum planning is a continuous, cyclical process, an instrument of education that needs to be fine-tuned. In 1949, a small book had a big impact on education. This emphasis on thoughtful evaluation has kept Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction a relevant, trusted companion for over sixty years.
Its four sections focus on setting objectives, selecting learning experiences, organizing instruction, and evaluating progress. Used book in Good Condition. And with school districts across the nation working feverishly to align their curriculum with Common Core standards, Tyler's straightforward recommendations are sound and effective tools for educators working to create a curriculum that integrates national objectives with their students' needs.
Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction - Since then, basic principles of Curriculum and Instruction has been a standard reference for anyone working with curriculum development. In just over one hundred pages, Ralph W. Curriculum had always been thought of as a static, set program, and in an era preoccupied with student testing, he offered the innovative idea that teachers and administrators should spend as much time evaluating their plans as they do assessing their students.
Used book in Good Condition. Although not a strict how-to guide, the book shows how educators can critically approach curriculum planning, studying progress and retooling when needed.
Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student AchievementASCD - Association for Supervision Curriculum Deve. Used book in Good Condition. We've taken classroom instruction that works and made it thrive. We haven't reinvented the wheel. Used book in Good Condition. Each teaching strategy is supported with recommended classroom practices, examples of the strategy in use, tips for teaching, and information about using the strategy with today's learners.
Whether you are coming to this book for the first time or are a veritable expert in the nine strategies, this second edition will help you develop your instructional approach, broaden your influence as a teacher, and enhance the learning potential of all your students. University of Chicago Press. In 2001, classroom instruction that works inspired more than a million teachers to refine their approach to teaching by asking and answering these questions: what works in education? how do we know? how can educational research find its way into the classroom? How can we apply it to help individual students?This all-new, questions, practice, and results to reanalyze and reevaluate the nine instructional strategies that have the most positive effects on teaching and learning: * Setting objectives and providing feedback* Reinforcing effort and providing recognition* Cooperative learning* Cues, completely revised second edition of that classic text pulls from years of research, and advance organizers* Nonlinguistic representations* Summarizing and note taking* Assigning homework and providing practice* Identifying similarities and differences* Generating and testing hypothesesA new framework organizes these strategies in preparation for instructional planning, and it highlights the point that all of the strategies are effective and should be used to complement one another.
The BSCS 5E Instructional Model: Creating Teachable MomentsCorwin - Firmly rooted in research but brought to life in a conversational tone, The BSCS 5E Instructional Model offers an in-depth explanation of how to effectively put the model to work in the classroom. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Association for Supervision Curriculum Deve. University of Chicago Press.
Change Leader: Learning to Do What Matters MostJossey-Bass - In his previous best-selling books the six secrets of Change, Leading in a Culture of Change, and Turnaround Leadership, Michael Fullan examined the concepts and processes of change. This involves developing a new kind of leader: one who recognizes what is needed to bring about deep and lasting changes in living systems at all levels.
With a wealth of illustrative examples from business, nonprofit, education, and government sectors Change Leader provides a much-needed leadership guide for today's turbulent climate. In change leader he turns his focus to the core practices of leadership that are so vital for leading in today's complex world.
Change Leader: Learning to Do What Matters Most - But, says michael fullan—an internationally acclaimed authority on organizational change—we have an increasing understanding of how to tackle complex change. We live in a challenging, complex, inter-connected and unpredictable world beset by a range of seemingly insoluble problems. He reveals seven core practices for today's leaders, all of which appear to be deceptively simple but actually get to the essence of what differentiates a powerful leader from one who is merely competent: Practice Drives Theory Be Resolute Motivate the Masses Collaborate to Compete Learn Confidently Know Your Impact Sustain Simplexity Throughout the book Fullan argues that powerful leaders have built bedrocks of credibility, have learned how to identify the few things that matter most, and know how to leverage their skills in ways that benefit their entire organization.
These leaders need a deep understanding of what motivates us as human beings and how we tap into and influence other people's self-motivation. Used book in Good Condition. University of Chicago Press.
Contemporary Issues in Curriculum 6th Edition Allyn & Bacon Educational LeadershipPearson - Organized into six parts–curriculum and philosophy, curriculum and Instruction, Curriculum and Learning, Curriculum and Teaching, Curriculum and Supervision, and Curriculum and Policy–the readings reflect both traditionally held assumptions as well as those more controversial in nature. Used book in Good Condition.
An issues-oriented collection of 36 articles by the major thinkers in curriculum study, it looks at issues that affect successful implementation, planning, and evaluation of curriculum at all levels of learning. Used book in Good Condition. Association for Supervision Curriculum Deve. Students and practitioners have the opportunity to turn to a single source to investigate the breadth of issues that affect curriculum, formulate their own ideas, examine and debate the issues, and help shape the future direction of the field.
Contemporary Issues in Curriculum 6th Edition Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership - Contemporary issues in curriculum, 6/e presents an eclectic, balanced approach to the major emergent trends in the field from a diversity of leaders in the field who share their opinions and thoughts on curriculum issues. University of Chicago Press.
95 Strategies for Remodeling Instruction: Ideas for Incorporating CCSSCorwin - Give your lesson plans a makeover! would you rather listen to a lecture or play classroom Jeopardy? Research shows that the most successful learning happens when teachers engage their students in actively apply Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Association for Supervision Curriculum Deve.
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Data Wise, Revised and Expanded Edition: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and LearningHarvard Education Press - This revised and expanded edition captures the learning that has emerged in integrating the Data Wise process into school practice and brings the book up-to-date with recent developments in education and technology including:The shift to the Common Core State Standards. New material on the “ace habits of mind”: practices that prioritize Action, Collaboration, and Evidence as part of transforming school culture.
A new chapter on “how we improve, ” based on experiences implementing data wise and to address two common questions: “Where do I start?” and “How long will it take?”Other revisions take into account changes in the roles of school data teams and instructional leadership teams in guiding the inquiry process.
Data Wise, Revised and Expanded Edition: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning - It shows how examining test scores and other classroom data can become a catalyst for important schoolwide conversations that will enhance schools’ abilities to capture teachers’ knowledge, foster collaboration, identify obstacles to change, and enhance school culture and climate. University of Chicago Press.
Data wise: a step-by-step guide to using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning presents a clear and carefully tested blueprint for school leaders. The authors have also updated exhibits, examples, and terminology throughout and have added new protocols and resources. Used book in Good Condition.
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Results Now: How We Can Achieve Unprecedented Improvements in Teaching and LearningAssociation for Supervision & Curriculum Development - He asserts that our schools are protected by a buffer--a protective barrier that prevents scrutiny of instruction by outsiders. The buffer exists within the school as well. Used book in Good Condition. If they do, schmoker promises, the entire school community can count on unprecedented achievements. Even principals, says schmoker, don't have a clear view of the daily practices of teaching and learning in their schools.
Schmoker suggests that we need to get beyond this buffer to confront the truth about what is happening in classrooms, and to allow teachers to learn from each other and to be supervised properly. University of Chicago Press. Teachers often know only what is going on in their classrooms--and they may be completely in the dark about what other teachers in the school are doing.
Schmoker believes that teachers and administrators may know what the best practices are, but they aren't using them or reinforcing them consistently. According to author mike schmoker, there is a yawning gap between the most well-known essential practices and the reality of most classrooms. Schmoker argues passionately that students become learners for life when they have more opportunities to engage in strategic reading, writing with explicit guidance, and argument and discussion.
Results Now: How We Can Achieve Unprecedented Improvements in Teaching and Learning - Through strong teamwork, true leadership, and authentic learning, schools and their students can reach new heights. Association for Supervision Curriculum Deve. He outlines a plan that focuses on the importance of consistent curriculum, authentic literacy education, and professional learning communities for teachers.